Oscars’ on pins and Needles - how Acupuncture can provide relief

Oscar MacDonald is a very friendly and beautiful 4 year old Great Dane, who comes to visit us to have acupuncture. We are very lucky at Manningham Veterinary Clinic to have Dr Phillipa Gemmell,who not only practices conventional Veterinary Science, but is able to complement her treatments with Acupuncture and Natural Therapies.

Oscar is a lovely gentle giant, who unfortunately lost a back toe some years ago.Since then, being such a big boy, Oscar has had trouble with his hips and stifles, which sometimes affects how he walks. Oscar now comes in regularly for acupuncture, which successfully gives him great relief without the need of other drugs.

We see a lot of dogs here at the Manningham Vet Clinic for acupuncture, and have yet to come across a patient that didn't quite enjoy it! Most dogs tend to lay there and practically fall asleep! Acupuncture, be it with needles or laser, can be a very effective treatment for many reasons, particularly those with arthritic or musculoskeletal problems.

If you would like some more information on Acupuncture or the Natural Therapies available to your pet, please do not hesitate to contact us.